Grondal Bruining has market-leading experience in advising energy companies on all aspects of their core business.

We have been recognised as a Leading Energy & Resources Firm by external ratings agencies Chambers & Partners and Doyles Guide.

Our experience covers:

  • renewable energy project development and offtake agreements
  • gas sale and purchase agreements
  • coal supply agreements
  • power purchase agreements and tolling agreements
  • gas transportation agreements
  • swaps, inlet sales, imbalance trades
  • gas and diesel storage arrangements
  • network access contracts
  • retail gas and electricity supplies
  • all of the business, legal and regulatory issues that underpin and arise out of these activities. 

Our team members have also:

  • been the primary legal advisers on significant green field thermal and renewable energy generation projects
  • advised on the development of new gas pipelines, including preparing foundation shipper contracts
  • advised on the RET and the participation of renewable energy generators in the Western Australian electricity market (including the WEM)
  • drafted and advised extensively on third party access arrangements
  • completed significant unregulated restructures, acquisitions and sales in the energy sector. 

Our dispute resolution and avoidance team has expertise in energy and regulatory matters. Our team expertly handles disputes between parties and investigations/prosecutions by regulatory agencies.

We have acted for numerous clients in relation to the sale and acquisition of renewable assets, including significant wind and solar farm projects and microgrids. We also advise on project structuring (including joint venture agreements) for the future development of renewable projects.

We also understand that sometimes it is important to seek out a litigator’s perspective and strategic input during commercial negotiations to ensure our clients obtain maximum leverage.

Useful Resources
Future Proofing Energy Contracts  (3 Part Series)




New petroleum Regulations in the Northern Territory

WA Distributed Energy Resoures Map